Renishaw to hold software apprentice open day

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10:07am Friday 31st October 2014

RENISHAW is inviting year 12 and 13 students to an open evening for potential software apprentices.

Thornbury history group meeting

10:34am Thursday 30th October 2014

THE NEXT meeting of the Thornbury Local History and Archaeology Society will include a talk by Peter Weeks on Ashton Court Mansion.

Charity barn dance will be held in Thornbury

10:28am Thursday 30th October 2014

A BARN dance will be held in the Armstrong Hall in Thornbury on Saturday, November 15 from 7.30pm.

Aust hoping to install fourth defibrillator

Gazette Series: Chairman of Cononley Parish Council Lois Brown unveils the new outdoor  Defibrillator unit , which villages can use in case of an emergency happening in the area. (6784516)

9:26am Thursday 30th October 2014

VILLAGERS are hoping to install a fourth defibrillator in Aust.

Rambling club walk the Cotswolds

1:13pm Wednesday 29th October 2014

THORNBURY Rambling Club will be walking the Cotswolds on Sunday, November 2.

Charfield youth cafe to open

3:05pm Tuesday 28th October 2014

A NEW youth cafe will be held at Charfield Chapel every Thursday.

Wotton Silver Band to celebrate 120 years with concert in Dursley

11:10am Tuesday 28th October 2014

Wotton Silver Band will present a concert to celebrate their 120th anniversary with Matthew White, BBC2 Young Brass Soloist of the Year 2010. The event will be held in Lister Hall, Dursley, on Saturday, November 22, at 7.30pm. Tickets are available from Wildwood Florist, in Dursley, Robinson's Florist, in Wotton, or by calling Jo Woodman on 01453 887774. For more information visit

Olveston Young Farmers meeting with Countryside Alliance

10:33am Tuesday 28th October 2014

THERE was a great turnout for Olveston Young Farmer's harvest supper this year.

Bacon rolls coffee morning in Charfield

5:33pm Monday 27th October 2014

A BACON rolls coffee morning will be held at Charfield Chapel on Saturday (November 1) from 10.30am.

Armstrong Hall in Thornbury seeks volunteer

5:16pm Monday 27th October 2014

PLANNING permission has been received to build studio space to accommodate a range of arts groups at the rear of Armstrong Hall.

Parent tours to be held at St Helen's Primary School

4:41pm Monday 27th October 2014

PARENT tours are being held at St Helen’s Primary School, in Alveston on Friday, November 14 between 9.30am and 10.30am and from 10.30am to 11.30amfor new parents.

Coffee morning in Hawkesbury

1:14pm Monday 27th October 2014

A COFFEE morning is to be held at Bethesda Chapel, in Park Street, Hawkesbury Upton on Tuesday, November 4, between 10am and 12pm. Coffee, tea, cakes and biscuits will be available. All are welcome.

Consultation launched on changed to speed limits in Wick

12:39pm Monday 27th October 2014

SOUTH Gloucestershire Council is proposing to change the speed limit along several stretches of road in the vicinity of Chesley Hill and Holcombe Lane in Wick.

Christmas bazaar in Sharpness

12:39pm Monday 27th October 2014

ST ANDREW'S Church, in Sharpness, will host a Christmas bazaar with a grand Christmas draw on Saturday, November 22. The event will run from 10.30am to 11.20am and stalls will include a tombola, cakes, refreshments, bric-a-brac and books.

Consultation launched on proposal to change speed limit on 17 metre stretch of road

12:13pm Monday 27th October 2014

A CONSULTATION has been launched to decide whether a 17-metre stretch of road in Almondsbury should be given a 20 miles per hour speed limit.

Wapley remembrance service

11:53am Monday 27th October 2014

A REMEMBRANCE service will be held at St Peter’s Church in Wapley.

Kid's Halloween and bonfire night disco to be held in Yate

11:41am Monday 27th October 2014

A FREE kid’s disco will take place in Shire Way Community Centre in Yate to celebrate Halloween and bonfire night.

Indoor market brings favourite local stallholders

11:38am Monday 27th October 2014

HORTON and Little Sodbury Village Hall will be transformed into an indoor market with a variety of stalls on Saturday, November 1.

Cover band to perform on Halloween

11:35am Monday 27th October 2014

THE COVERS band Freeze will perform at Shire Way Community Centre in Yate to help celebrate Halloween.

Food recycling roadshow to stop at Yate

11:32am Monday 27th October 2014

A FOOD recycling roadshow will come to Yate Shopping Centre at 9am on Friday (October 31).


10:45am Monday 27th October 2014

A COFFEE morning will be held in Alveston Methodist Church Hall on Wednesday, November 5 between 10am and 12pm.

Olveston book launch

10:40am Monday 27th October 2014

AN AUTHOR will be giving a talk to Olveston Parish Historical Society as well as launching his new book at an event on Wednesday, November 5.

Hawkesbury Upton coffee morning

10:28am Monday 27th October 2014

A COFFEE morning will be held at Bethesda Chapel in Hawkesbury Upton between 10am and 12pm on Tuesday, November 4.

Jason Titley Collective perform in Wotton-under-Edge

9:51am Monday 27th October 2014

TWO London acoustic musicians will join singer/songwriter Jason Titley for an entertaining evening of fast powerful tunes and slow soulful ballads crossing musical genres from bluegrass to folk and country. The event starts at 8pm on Saturday, November 1, in the Chipping Hall, in Wotton-under-Edge.

Wotton-under-Edge farmers' market

9:36am Monday 27th October 2014

THE next Wotton-under-Edge Farmers’ Market will be held on Saturday, November 1, from 9am to 1pm in Market Street. All the usual stalls including meat, cakes, fruit and veg, preserves and relishes, bread and new stall selling scotch eggs and cheese.

Ghost walk for Halloween

12:08pm Saturday 25th October 2014

A HALLOWEEN walk will give an insight into ghostly goings-on in Chipping Sodbury on Friday, October 31.

Halloween at the Chantry

12:30pm Friday 24th October 2014

A SPOOKY evening is in store at the Chantry for their Halloween event this year.

Chantry fireworks night

12:20pm Friday 24th October 2014

A FIREWORKS night will be held at the Chantry in Thornbury on Wednesday, November 5.

Charity coffee morning will be held in Alveston

10:20am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

A COFFEE morning will be held in Alveston Methodist Church Hall on Wednesday, November 5 between 10am and 12pm.

Thornbury diabetic group to hold Christmas bazaar

10:14am Wednesday 22nd October 2014

THORNBURY Diabetic Support Group will be holding a Christmas bazaar on Saturday, November 22.

War concert in Slimbridge

2:57pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

ST JOHN'S Church, in Slimbridge, is holding a World War Commemorative Concert on Friday, November 7, at 7.30pm. This will be an evening of music and song with a raffle and refreshments. Entry is free but donations to the church are appreciated.

High teas at Cam Memorial Hall

2:53pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

HIGH teas are available at Cam Memorial Hall every last Wednesday of the month. The teas run from 3 to 4.30pm, with a cost of £4.

Golden Age Club at Cam Memorial Hall

2:49pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE Golden Age Club will meet every second Wednesday of the month at Cam Memorial Hall from 2 to 4 pm. The cost is £2.50.

Musical duo come to Charfield

1:50pm Tuesday 21st October 2014

THE TALENTED musical pair Pagoda Duo will perform at Charfield Memorial Hall on Sunday (October 25).

Olveston Young Farmers to hold their annual harvest supper

11:07am Tuesday 21st October 2014

OLVESTON Young Farmers will hold their annual harvest supper on Saturday (October 25).

Oxjam coming to Oxfam in Thornbury

3:02pm Monday 20th October 2014

THE OXFAM charity shop in Thornbury will be holding special music event on Saturday, November 1.


9:18am Monday 20th October 2014

THE AGM for Dursley in Bloom will be held on Monday, November 10, at 6pm in the upper room of Dursley Town Council offices.

Yate talk marks Yate twinning link

2:46pm Friday 17th October 2014

THE first of two talks to mark the 30th anniversary of Yate's twinning with a German town will be held in Yate Heritage Centre.

Author to launch new book in Olveston

12:57pm Friday 17th October 2014

AN AUTHOR will be giving a talk to Olveston Parish Historical Society as well as launching his new book at an event on Wednesday, November 5.


9:51am Friday 17th October 2014

A HEALTH walk of approximately 45 minutes will take place on pavements and footpaths in and around Dursley today and every Thursday. The group meets by Dursley swimming pool steps for a 2pm start. Registered Guide/Assistance dogs allowed. The walk will be led by Shirley and Jim. Contact Vale Vision 07749 364526


1:27pm Thursday 16th October 2014

THE Friends of Purton guided tour of the Purton Hulks will meet at Purton car park at 1pm on Sunday, October 26. All donations will be appreciated. To find out more about the group visit


1:23pm Thursday 16th October 2014

AGE UK Gloucestershire are looking for volunteers to train to become valued members of their team giving citizen's advice in people's homes. The charity values its employees as one of the most valuable parts of their organisation and make a commitment to giving them a good experience as they volunteer to support the needs of older people in the county. Age UK are also looking for volunteers to help people adjust at home after returning from hospital. If you are interested in volunteering contact Chez on or GL11, the community hub.


12:59pm Thursday 16th October 2014

DURSLEY and Cam Royal British Legion are holding their annual Proms Concert in Listers Hall on Saturday, October 25. Doors will open at 6pm and the show starts at 7pm. Supporting this year are Wotton Silver Band, Dursley Male Voice Choir and Innsworth Military Wives Choir. Tickets cost £8 and are available from Wildwood Flowers, in Dursley, or call Kate on 07704506186.

Manorbrook will welcome in next year's

11:58am Thursday 16th October 2014

PARENTS looking for places for children starting reception in September 2015 are being invited to two open days at Manorbrook Primary School.

Halloween party to boost Yate fund raising efforts

11:40am Thursday 16th October 2014

A FANCY dress halloween party in Yate on Saturday, October 25, will raise money for the town's Susan Hampshire House.

Owl prowl replace bat walk

11:31am Thursday 16th October 2014

This year’s bat walk at Filnore Woods will be replaced by an owl prowl from 7pm on Tuesday, October 28, meeting at Thornbury Leisure Centre.

Halloween party in Charfield

10:05am Thursday 16th October 2014

A FAMILY Halloween disco will be held at Charfield Memorial Hall on Friday, October 31 between 7pm and 10pm.

Therapy taster sessions aid Cancer Research UK

3:26pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

REFLEXOLOGIST Buddug Green has increased her fund raising for Cancer Research UK to £1,080 after her latest taster sessions in aid of the charity.

Thornbury Rambling Club to visit Monmouthshire

12:39pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

THORNBURY Rambling Club will walk at Fedw Wood on Sunday, October 19.

October winners for Rockhampton village hall 100 club

9:27am Wednesday 15th October 2014

THE OCTOBER winners for Rockhampton Village Hall 100 club were:

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